Red Lake Nation Foods
Wild Rice and 100% Maple Syrup
A Native American owned company dedicated to producing unique specialty products that represent the cultural heritage of the over 10,000 members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Red Lake Nation Foods is located in the northern Minnesota counties of Beltrami and Clearwater, approximately 30 miles north of Bemidji.
Olive Oil and Elderberry Balsamic Vinegar
Named for the blue hills of northern California’s Capay Valley, the Yocha Dehe tribe tends to their ancestral homelands as they have for thousands of years. As good environmental stewards, the Yocha Dehe practice responsible water usage in their certified organic fields and use traditional wisdom to preserve the natural balance of the landscape.
Tepary Beans and Wheat Berries
Ramona Farms began on a ten-acre allotment on the Gila River Reservation in southern Arizona. Over time, the farm expanded to grow an array of non-GMO heirloom products, like the ancient tepary bean, without the use of pesticides or herbicides. Ramona Farms is committed to preserving culture and promoting the value of traditional foods to daily life.
Bow & Arrow
Blue Corn, White Corn, and Yellow Corn
Between Four Corners Monument and Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe began producing high quality corn products in 1962. On their 7,700 acre farm at the base of the Sleeping Ute Mountain, Bow & Arrow uses state of the art sustainability practices to grow, harvest, and mill their award winning non-GMO products.
Fred DuBray, a member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Tribe of North Central South Dakota, has been both a caretaker of bison and the land which they have resided on for decades. Fred believes bison should be free to roam and graze on the native grasses and natural prairie as they have for centuries in order to maintain the natural health and nutrition of each animal. Fred has a deep belief in maintaining the proper care and respect for the animal and its home.